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Aug. 1802
N.S. Wales

any such Colonists. [There certainly For a certainty there would not be any,
if all were who are it were a matter of certainty that a true comprehension
of their own interests in this respect would
always be entertained by persons disposed to colonize. At any rate, Sooner
or later however, what is wanting to discernment, would
in this as in other cases be supplied by experience.
What is certain is that persons raising produce in this
exorbitantly distant Colony, will never get obtain for it so much as will
at the same time be obtained for equal quantity and value
raised in any other spots situated at any ordinary distance.
There will therefore be a loss to the whole commercial world
taken together by every portion
of produce raised in this
Colony: the raising of any such produce may therefore
be classed among those events that either will not happen
or if they do ahould will be undesirable to be regretted.

The loss by freight might not be an insurmountable
obstacle bar to the colonization of this country, if
were any peculiar source of profit productive enough to compensate
it. But for the expecting of any such source
of profit no name can be assigned.

Superior fertility of soil, if it existed might be
adequate to this purpose. But neither in New South
Wales nor any where else can any fertility of soil
be reasonably expected, superior to that which is to be
found in the
exists already
in both the Indies. In an implanted country
natural soil being such as it is to be found every where
fertility depends upon upon heat, moisture, and manure naturally accumulated.
Manure naturally accumulated is from vegetable and
animal substances, principally vegetable principally, decaying
after death. The quickness of decay again as well as of
vegetation is in proportion to heat and moisture. Neither
heat nor moisture can be expected to be found greater, any where in
New South Wales than (to say nothing of Hindostan) they are every where in the West Indies, as well as its in America between the tropics.

Identifier: | JB/116/107/001
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 116.



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jeremy bentham



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